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Cape Breton Company Houses

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Cape Breton Company Houses

Cape Breton fascinates me.

In the late 1800's to the mid 1900's the steel and coal companies were a huge economic force in the towns in and around Sydney, Cape Breton. Towns like New Waterford, Dominion, Donkin, Sydney Mines, and Glace Bay (featured in this post) had entire neighbourhoods constructed by these industrial companies to house their workers.

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